- 1. sulfur, S, sulphur, atomic number 16, chemical element, element
- usage: an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
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- 1. sulphur, sulfur, process, treat
- usage: treat with sulphur in order to preserve; "These dried fruits are sulphured"
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